Oliver W. Dillard

Oliver W. Dillard

Oliver W. Dillard

Brigadier General Oliver W. Dillard was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 19 July 1947, class number 7. His first duty assignment was as Unit Officer, Training Center, Fort Dix, New Jersey. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Company commander and Battalion Intelligence Staff Officer, S-2, 3d Battalion, 24th Infantry, Korea; Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics and ROTC Instructor (Infantry), The Agricultural and Technical college of North Carolina; Company Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters 12th Regiment, U.S. Army, Europe; Chief, Map Reading Committee, Noncommissioned Officers' Academy, 7th U.S. Army, Europe; Chief, Plans Branch and Assistant and Chief, EX Iroquois, Hatchet, G-3, Headquarters, 1st U.S. Army; Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Military Mission to Liberia, Monrovia; Chief, European, African and Middle East Section and Chief, Foreign Intelligence Assistance Branch, Office, Assistant chief of Staff for Intelligence, Department of the Army; Operation Training Staff Officer, G-3, Fort Belvoir, virginia; Commanding Officer, 3d Battalion and Commanding Officer, Combat Support Training Brigade, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Province Senior Advisor, Advisory Team 41, U.S. Military Assistant Command, Kontum, Republic of Vietnam; Director of Intelligence Support, Office, Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Department of the Army. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star (1 Oak Leaf Cluster) and Silver Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1971

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00515